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Health, Environment and Safety Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås

Are you an inspirational leader that can bring our organization to a world class safety culture? We now have an exciting job offer for a Health, Environment and Safety Manager to join our stellar team at Northvolt in Västerås in the Campus Labs program.

The Campus Labs program is responsible of creating and building the Northvolt R&D capacity in Västerås which amongst others means building construction and machine installation projects.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

As Health, Environment and Safety Manager in the Program you will make sure that health, environment, safety and security meets the highest standards and complies with the legislation and internal rules and routines.

You will have the responsibility as BAS-P in all ongoing construction or modification projects and you will contribute to a construction that is built according to Swedish work environment legislation. You will work intimately with the construction team and participate in the planning and design to secure a safe work environment during the construction phase.

You enjoy stepping away from your computer and also spend time on the shop floor. You appreciate interacting with your colleagues and motivate them to contribute to a great safety culture at Northvolt in everything that is built, constructed and installed.

In general you have a long experience in the field and have been working in large scale construction projects with high demands on security.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and enforcing policies to establish a culture of health and safety

  • Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law

  • Build and coach a world class health, environment safety and security team

  • Report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics

  • Participate in the planning and design of new Northvolt facilities in Västerås in the BAS-P role
  • Co-oordinate the planning and design with respect to work environment, to make sure that parties involved take each other’s planning and solutions into account to avoid risks of ill-health and accidents.

  • To cooperate with construction work environment coordinators for the execution of construction or civil engineering work (BAS-U), and continuously monitor the result of the coordination in such a way that detected deficiencies and risks are corrected.

  • To participate in risk assessments and other investigations, with the aim of ensuring that the design leads to any future risks in using the facility being detected and addressed at the earliest possible stage.

  • To prepare documentation describing the structure and design of the object and the building products used, in all respects to the extent of importance for safety and health in connection with work on the operation, maintenance, repair, alternation and demolition of the object.

  • Participate in the design of the Work Environment plan as well as the prior notification to the Work Environment Authority required for the project.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Health, Environment and Safety Manager is a vital member of the Campus Labs Program team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter explaining clearly why the role is interesting and how your background fits the role description.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • A degree in relevant field
  • 5+ years working experience in Health, Safety, Environment Management
  • Curious, technically educated and with a strong business background
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry is a plus

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose driven

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.


Anna Berglund | Contact Person

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